Weather Forecast


Blotter - through June 1, 2014


May 27

A juvenile who appeared in court was served a citation paper for minor consumption of alcohol.

A resident on Little Norway SE, Alexandria reported a scam: Someone claiming to work for a bail company told him to send money to get his grandson out of jail.

A handgun was stolen from a residence on Muyres Avenue in Carlos sometime between May 17-26.

An iPad was reportedly stolen from a room at Arrowwood Resort.

May 28

A large amount of garbage was dumped by the public access on Lake Brophy.

A resident on Pheasant Way SW, Alexandria reported the theft of five rings that were believed to have been stolen in three separate incidents over the last year. There were no signs of forced entry.

May 29

A resident on Majestic Lane NW, Alexandria reported that someone tampered with a boat motor while it was on a lift. The oil plug was removed, causing the lower engine unit to burn up.

Two tackle boxes were stolen from the fishing pier at the Lake Victoria public access.

May 30

A resident on Muyres Avenue in Carlos reported a theft from her home that happened last fall.

A resident on North Lake Miltona Drive reported the theft of a 12-foot-by-12-foot iron gazebo. The resident said the wind blew it down by the road and someone took it. Value: $450.

Deputies responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle near County Road 7 NW, Brandon. Two people were cited for having an open bottle of alcohol, and the driver was cited for having a revoked license.

May 31

A vehicle fire was reported at 14560 County Road 7 SW, Holmes City at 5:24 a.m.

June 1

A dirt bike accident was reported at a private residence off State Highway 27 West near Kensington at 4:12 p.m. The victim suffered a possible broken leg and rib. Hoffman Ambulance responded.


May 27

At 2:14 a.m., a woman left Walmart with a cart full of stolen items and got into a silver Cadillac with the back window broken out. The incident is being investigated.

Lawn mowers and trimmers were stolen from a trailer parked on 16th Avenue East.

A purse, wallet and paperwork were stolen from a vehicle parked on Seventh Avenue East.

Flower baskets were stolen from a greenhouse at Colorful Seasons Garden Center.

Dispatch received a report of a drunk man trying to copy the actions of people working out on the Central Lakes Bike Trail near Depot Express. He couldn’t stand. He was transported to Fergus Falls

detox facility.

A car fire was reported at the Target parking lot at 6:19 p.m.

A resident on Seventh Avenue East reported that someone damaged the door to her home.

Dispatch received a report of two homeless people on Highway 29 and Dakota Street who were holding signs and swearing at people who would not give them money. An officer advised them not to beg for money.

May 28

A resident on Sixth Avenue reported that someone stole a package that was delivered to her on May 23.

A woman who was running near Kenwood Street and Sixth Avenue reported that she was chased by a pit bull.

Dispatch received multiple 911 calls from children who were playing around with old cell phones that the parents did not realize still worked for making 911 calls.

May 29

A red-and-white bird house was stolen from a residence on Scenic Heights Road.

A driver reported that another driver tried to run her off the road near Pioneer Road. A male driver was arrested.

May 30

A resident on Park Street reported the theft of items from a home.

A resident on Hawthorne Street reported the theft of a blaze orange and camouflage purse, wallet, driver’s license, Social Security card and credit cards from her vehicle. Two credit cards were found on the bike trail.

During a traffic stop at Eighth Avenue East and Victor Street, a driver was cited for reckless driving, having a revoked license, not having insurance and for driving through a stop sign.

A man suffered minor elbow injuries after he was hit by a car at the intersection of Third Avenue East and Maple Street. The driver was cited for failing to yield to a pedestrian.

May 31

A woman was hit by a car in the Walmart parking lot. An ambulance was called to the scene and checked her injuries.

A car parked near 22nd Avenue East was reportedly broken into. Nothing was reported missing.

June 1

Two pairs of shoes, a jacket, a checkbook and a phone charger were reportedly stolen from a vehicle parked at Fat Daddy’s Bar and Grill.

A Kahuna Hydro longboard was stolen from a car parked at Browns Point Road NW.

Someone stole the scrap metal and clothing left in a trailer on Voyager Drive.

A purse reportedly containing marijuana was found near an apartment on Sixth Avenue East. It was placed into evidence.